Let’s get straight to it:
1. EXTRA TIME TO SPEND WORKING ON THE BUSINESS RATHER THAN IN IT:
Looking after staff can take away a lot of time from working on expanding your business, HR issues, recruitment when staff leave, finding replacements for bookkeepers when taking annual leave or taking time off for health reasons. With an outsourced bookkeeper, as far as clients are concerned, staff never take annual leave, get sick or take public holidays so using precious time to look after these tasks is not needed. Remote bookkeeping offers you the opportunity of always having a bookkeeper on hand whenever your business needs without the time and brain power to organise it. And wasting time on recruitment needs and other in-house HR concerns is a thing of the past when working with this kind of service.
2. COST SAVING:
Annual leave, sick leave, public holidays and other types of leave that your in-house employees are entitled to can cost a business a lot of money. Some remote bookkeeping providers can offer clients packages that remove the need to pay out for any kind of leave, including annual and sick leave. This kind of service can really help a business add a lot to their annual profit margins. (BOSS also offers a fixed fee service to all clients wanting to work with bookkeepers and accountants, this can work to provide clients the knowledge of how much jobs are going to cost them before the work begins and avoids unnecessary write-offs, a major saving!)
3. FLEXIBILITY OVER EMPLOYMENT:
Hiring full-time bookkeepers can mean sometimes bookkeepers sit idle when there is not enough work for them. Hiring a remote bookkeeper can really help small to medium-sized businesses and start-ups with more control of their budgets. As well as saving money this way, if you ever have trouble with staff not performing to your expectations they can be swapped out for another bookkeeper that suits your needs best. This can save you time with HR hiring and firing headaches.
4. REMOVING THE BURDEN OF THOSE BUSY TIMES OF THE YEAR:
If you have more work at particular times of the year that your in-house staff can’t manage, a remote bookkeeping provider can offer you more staff to carry you through those busy times. (BOSS can offer you extra staff for those periods at the same cost as your current BOSS bookkeeper – no extra costs involved in taking on staff for busy times).
5. JOBS REVIEWED TO SAVE YOU FROM OVERSEEING ALL THE WORK:
A good outsourcing provider will have all the remote bookkeeping work reviewed before it goes back to the client. This takes out the frustrations of having to oversee work that their remote employees are doing.
If you’re looking for a service that ticks all the boxes above as well as offer you a lot more, have a look at our newest Freedom Service offer that removes all the worries for accounting firms saving you time, money and major headaches of employing in-house staff.